Thomas More Society Wins Lengthy Lawsuit

 Federal Court Rules that Michigan Firm, Autocam, Not Required to Provide Abortion Coverage

Thomas More Society Wins Lengthy Lawsuit in Defense of Religious Liberty for Christian-Owned Business

(January 6, 2015 – Kentwood, MI) The Thomas More Society has won permanent protection for Autocam Medical, LLC, protecting its religious freedom to decline to provide abortion or contraceptive group insurance coverage for employees.  Yesterday concluded a long legal battle that took Autocam all the way up to the United States Supreme Court, which sent the case back down to the lower courts.  The District Court for the Western District of Michigan declared Autocam free from having to comply with Obamacare’s so-called “abortion pill mandate,” as decreed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”). Continue reading

Support of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Washington, DC–  Thomas More Society Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court in Support of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood.

Amicus Brief Urges the Highest Court to Honor and Protect Religious Freedom for Businesses and Their Owners

(January 28, 2014 – Washington, DC) Today, Thomas More Society filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect the religious liberty of private employers who seek to practice as well as profess their religious faith in the conduct of their business—particularly when the government has no compelling reason to force them to violate their sincerely held religious convictions. Continue reading

Anticipated Intolerance and Repression

Thomas More Society To Battle Against Anticipated Intolerance and Repression

Illinois “Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act”  Is Neither Free Nor Fair For People of Faith

(November 20, 2013 – Chicago)  As Illinois implements the new same-sex marriage law, titled “Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act,” the Thomas More Society prepares to defend the religious rights that the legislation does not explicitly protect. Continue reading

Rockford Pro-Life Advocates Vindicated March 1, 2013 (Rockford, IL) Rockford Police to Take Classes on Citizens’ Constitutional Rights. Thomas More Society Scores “Wins” by Settlement of Pro-Life Free Speech Case.

After more than five years of federal litigation, members of the Rockford Pro-Life Initiative have settled their federal lawsuit against the City of Rockford over the city’s alleged harassment of pro-life individuals and other alleged federal civil rights violations. The agreement, reached between attorneys from the Thomas More Society and the city, will result in positive reforms and revisions of city ordinances, payment of attorney’s fees, and compensation for losses suffered by the removal of pro-life advertising by members of the Pro-Life Initiative. Continue reading